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Local Development Districts: Pursuing Transportation-Led Economic Development

November 22, 2013
Case Studies, Economic Development, Resources

This report, published by the Development District Association of Appalachia (DDAA), describes the efforts of Local Development Districts (LDDs) in Appalachia to improve regional transportation by forming partnerships, combining funding resources and ensuring that transportation projects are aptly prioritized throughout their respective coverage areas. The report focuses on three case studies, located in south central New York State, northern Alabama, and southwest Virginia, to demonstrate how LDDs can undertake regional transportation initiatives that extend across political boundaries and promote economic development. Click here to view this report.